Your school will help you to navigate your way through this new online classroom environment via multiple mediums:
It is a good idea to set up an ‘at home’ classroom learning space where children have access to the things they need.
A dedicated classroom learning space separates work and play which supports children’s focus and concentration. This will allow you to organise and manage learning materials and assist where necessary.
Children and young people are used to the routine and structure of school. To support their ongoing classroom learning, it is important they have as much routine and certainty as possible in their day.
You can support your child or young person’s classroom learning by involving your child in establishing a simple, consistent, and predictable daily routine.
Here is some more information on setting daily routines for learning online.
When conducting Online Classrooms, teachers must maintain protective practices between themselves and students. The protective practice principles that teachers apply in their classroom are the same as those in an online classroom.
There are also some things parents can ensure, to help facilitate protective practices in the home when children are using any type of video, pre-recorded or live format learning:
When learning from home, students must consider the safety requirements of their home working environment. Parents and students must ensure:
In an online classroom environment, it is a strong recommendation that classroom learning takes place in an open area of the home where activity can be seen and monitored.